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NOTIFICATION-Host_ppmv_Swap Total exceeded critical threshold..
If we get an alert like for a database server in Aix what we wil do?
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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Check what that is particular alert is monitoring.

My guess is you are running out of swap space on the server.
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by:Wasim Akram Shaik
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This is a kind of memory notification getting generated from /Events/Perf/Memory

you are probably running out of swap space in the server
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by:vangogpeter
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how we can solve this error.
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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>>how we can solve this error.

If you have confirmed that your server is running out of swap space you have two solutions:
1: Add more swap space.
2: Find out what is causing the memory swaps and stop it.
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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I suppose there is a 3rd option:
3: Turn off that monitor in Enterprise Manager.
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Wasim Akram Shaik earned 2000 total points
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After checking options, if there is a need to add swap space then you can do it like this

check out the swap space using the below command and get the logical volume

lsps -a

and extend it by using the below command

extendlv <logicalvolume> <size_to_add>
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by:vangogpeter
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This job is done by SAN team or not just curious.
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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>>This job is done by SAN team or not just curious.

Swap space should be controlled by the system adminstrators.

I'm not sure what you mean by that last post.
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by:Wasim Akram Shaik
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I assume you are referring to SAN as storage admin guys..
Yeah they too can do this task if they have privileges to do this

Sometimes its better to raise a flag in case you are not sure of who does it.. may be they are waiting for your signal to go ahead
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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vangogpeter,

Again you appear to have just selected the last post instead of the post or posts that assisted in answering the question asked.

Please explain why you accepted the last post or I'll ask a Moderator to review this.
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by:Wasim Akram Shaik
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I think, there should be a point split
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by:walkerdba
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I want to accept this and provide this expert 500 points.
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by:vangogpeter
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Yes, this helped.

Thank you.
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